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The location of Matamoras

Welcome to Matamoras ...

The village of Matamoras is located in Washington County.

The location of Matamoras has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Matamoras has a population of 871 people<2> (see below for details).

Matamoras is 620 feet [189 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: Matamoras lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

Matamoras lies within the (740) area code.

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Matamoras had a population of 896 people. This makes Matamoras the county's 4th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 896 people, the population of Matamoras decreased 6.37% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 957 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Matamoras had an population of 871 people. This is a decrease of 2.79% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 8.99% since the 2000 Census).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Matamoras.

Communities near Matamoras ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Matamoras and not the distance if you drove.<4>.

Community   2017
Lewisville   [Map]   166   NW   18 miles [29 km]
Woodsfield   [Map]   2,261   N   16 miles [25.7 km]
Belmont (WV)   [Map]   876   SW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Ellenboro (WV)   [Map]   356   S   17 miles [27.4 km]
Middlebourne (WV)   [Map]   766   E   8 miles [12.9 km]
New Martinsville (WV)   [Map]   5,138   NE   13 miles [20.9 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Matamoras.

Communities Also Named Matamoras ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 3 communities that are also named Matamoras - they are located in Indiana and Pennsylvania (2).

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Matamoras.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Matamoras. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Matamoras. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Matamoras.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Matamoras:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Matamoras ...

Looking for more information about Matamoras? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

Looking for more information about Matamoras? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Matamoras, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Matamoras.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Matamoras. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

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Footnotes ...

<1>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.

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<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Matamoras.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Matamoras - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Matamoras) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Matamoras. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Matamoras

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Matamoras. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.5203, Longitude: -81.0685     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Matamoras have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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